He would like to enter the bunkhouse with the other men.
He also want companionship as he is extremely lonely and desires company ‘guys don't come into a coloured mans room very much.’ Overall, I think Steinbeck has portrayed how black people were treated through Crooks very well as he a lonely and vulnerable character.
But Curly’s wife reminds Crooks of his hopeless situation ‘I can get you strung up on a tree so fast it ain’t even funny’ which he is remind of his inferior status and it revealed how dangerous it was to be a black man in the 1930s.
If black people stood up for them self it would of been inflammatory which is why Crooks doesn't fight back.
Hi everyone, I would be very grateful if some people could look through this whole text essay for Unit 1 (of mice and men) WJEC.
Compare And Contrast Ancient Civilizations Essay - Of Mice And Men 4 Crooks Essay
Please offer a grade at which this is at and a mark if possible. How does the character Crooks represent society in the 1930s?He shows how black people were excluded from society, treated differently and had no rights.It’s impossible not to feel sorry for him because of all the things that he has been through and faced.As in the 1930 black and white people were segregated.He has a separate place to live as the men thought that they can catch diseases off him.In the novel Of Mice and Men the character Crooks is considered as a ‘nice fella’ but despite that he is casually referred to as a ‘nigger’ as in the 1930s racist language would be consider normal.He has been given ‘hell’ whenever The Boss is angry and is attack as christmas entertainment.As he lonely he surrounds him see with personal possessions he was a ‘proud, aloof man.He kept his distance and demanded that others kept theirs.’ He felt isolated by the others on the ranch and demanded it himself as he wanted some rights.When Lennie enters Crooks’ room he tries to be angry but he cant help but to enjoy the company ‘he tried to conceal his pleasure with anger.’ Crooks is cynical of George and Lennie’s dream as he has never seen anyone achieve it ‘nobody ever gets no land.’ Although he still ask’s if their is room on the farm that George and Lennie are planning to get for him.What Crooks want most is a sense of belonging and to be treated equally like other men as he knows and wants his civil rights.